Sakhalin Cruise Excursion
Sakhalin is a very enjoyable place to live with many glorious days in summer, and a winter wonderland with lots of snow and bright sunshine. Sakhalin Island is separated from the Far East Russian mainland by the Tartar Strait and from the Japanese Island of Hokkaido by the Perouse Strait. The island is approximately the same area as Scotland and has a population of about 600,000, the majority of whom live on the southern half of the island centered around Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
The Capital of Sakhalin is a compact city with almost 200,000 inhabitants, which was founded in 1881. It is a typical Russian city with mainly 3-6 story apartment buildings and has quite a few nice parks.
Half Day tour to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Pick up and drop off at the sea terminal in KORSAKOV
HD tour (actual duration 4 hrs): YUZHNO - SAKHALINSK / NO LUNCH
Departure from Korsakov port to Y-Sakhalinsk (approx. 1 hour to get there).
On the way a guide will tell you some interesting facts about the history, geography, flora and fauna of Sakhalin region., lots of interesting facts about the hard labor (prison) period in Sakhalin, about the period when half of the island belonged to Japan, the Russian-Japanese War, etc. On the way you will pass small towns & villages.
Upon arrival to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk you will see the following objects during the panoramic city tour:
* Visiting the Museum of Local Lore, 40 minutes
* Church of Sts. Nicholas, 20 minutes,
* Glory Square, without stopping,
* "Mountain Air" by cable Car, 40 minutes
* Victory Square, without stopping,
* Lenin Square and gift shop, 20 minutes
Price for 1-2 people $698
Price for 3 people $780
Price for 4 people $795
Price for 6 people $980
More than 6 people price is on request.
Price is subject to avialability